Finance SOX Audit Senior (Hybrid - 3 Days in Office)
Posted on: September 20, 2022
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better
system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership
housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.
Employees, contingent workers and visitors are no longer required
show proof of vaccination to be on-site. Effective January 2023,
Freddie Mac's hybrid work
arrangement is 3 days in the office (specifically Tuesday,
Wednesday & Thursday).
The Finance Risk and Controls Testing team is seeking a highly
motivated professional to join our
growing team. As a senior, you are responsible for leading and
testing the audit of internal
controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with the
Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Our testing
covers business segments: Multifamily, Single Family and
Investments & Capital Markets. The
assessments cover a combination of process & entity level controls,
and controls within
accounting and operational processes that collectively provide
comfort over financial reporting
at Freddie Mac. The candidate should be an extraordinary teammate
and very open-minded!
Our team is responsible for the SOX framework and testing for
Freddie Mac. We evaluate the
effectiveness of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting based
on the review of design and
operating effectiveness of controls by working closely with
management and external auditors.
In this role, you will be an integral part of the team and will be
encouraged to do the
Maintain a current understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation,
PCAOB Standards, and other
relevant guidance issued regarding Section 404 including Generally
Manage positive and collaborative relationships with the business
area team members and
management, and with external auditors.
Collaborate with management to perform walkthroughs of the key
processes and obtain in depth
understanding of the risks over financial documents and related
Lead the design and operating effectiveness assessments of the
controls over financial
statements and related disclosures
Document accurate, logical, and detailed workpapers clearly
describing the tests, result of
work performed, and conclusions reached
Identify deficiencies in the control design and operating
Lead meetings and communicate assessment/audit findings with
Assist in managing resource allocation and scheduling
Assist in managing the annual planning process
Typically, has at least 5-6 years' experience, including previous
experience in public
accounting, risk management or internal audit; other proven
experience may be considered.
A strong technical knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting
Principles, Generally Accepted
Auditing Standards and Sarbanes Oxley/Internal Controls
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Solid understanding of the financial services industry and the
secondary mortgage markets.
Understanding of Information Technology
Proficiency in audit methodology and risk/controls assessments.
Experience in conducting SOX audits.
Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize tasks/projects.
Demonstrated ability to build professional relationship and rapport
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Requires CIA, CISA or CPA certification or equivalent
Keys to Success in this Role:
Quick learner - must have the ability to understand sophisticated
areas within a short period
of time & multi-task on various projects with competing
Solid understanding of technical accounting, financial reporting
and valuation of complex
Inspiring leader to peers and junior audit professionals
Ability to make the complex simple and focus on the big picture
Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal
Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home
borrowers and is one of the largest
sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart,
creative and dedicated team and
you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a
difference in the lives of
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and
inclusion at our company. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, gender, sexual orientation,
age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other
characteristic protected by
applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing
abilities are provided reasonable
accommodation to participate in the job application or interview
process, to perform essential
job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of
employment. Please contact us to
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Freddie Mac provides anticipated base salary ranges where required
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